The Modern War Novel

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As modern warfare has changed, so has the war novel. The Believer’s blog has an interview with author Aaron Gwyn, where he discusses his latest novel and the changing reality of the American soldier:

Drone operators in the American Southwest pull the triggers that send Hellfire missiles into Taliban camps, then leave work, and go through the drive-through at Taco Bell. The barrier between combat and civilian life has been blurred/erased.


P.E. Garcia is an Editor-at-Large for the Rumpus and a contributor to HTMLGiant. They currently live in Philadelphia, where they were recently accidentally elected to be Judge of Elections. Find them on Twitter: @AvantGarcia. More from this author →